American mixed martial artist Alexander Salvador Perez fights in the flyweight division of the UFC at the moment (UFC). 30-years old Alex is ranked #6 in the UFC flyweight standings as of 2022.
Alex Perez Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $3 million|
|Full Name Alexander Salvador Perez|
|Birth Date March 21, 1992|
|Age 30 years|
|Birthplace Hanford, California, USA|
|Profession Mixed Martial Artist|
|Wife Milana Arlovskaya|
Alex Perez Early Life
Perez was born on 21 march 1992 in Hanford, has eight siblings, and is of Mexican origin. He began wrestling in the sixth grade, together with his two brothers, Julian Perez and Silverio Esparza. In his sophomore year of college, Perez, who wrestles for West Hills College Lemoore, was an All-American and regional champion. Due to his wrestling background, Perez started assisting friends after he finished high school while they prepared for their MMA battles.
Alex Perez Early Career
All of Perez’s fights took place in the United States, where he made his professional debut at TPF 9 on May 6, 2011. In the opening round, he faced Jesus Castro and defeated him. Before competing in Kevin Gray’s match in Dana White’s Contender Series 5, he had a cumulative record of 16-4. He won against Gray, and the UFC hired him as a result.
Alex Perez Success
On December 9, 2017, at UFC Fight Night of Swanson vs. Ortega Perez made his promotional debut in UFC. In round two, he was submitted to win the bout. Perez and Eric Shelton squared off on February 24, 2018, at UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens. Perez exceeded the flyweight non-title fight upper limit of 126 pounds at the weigh-ins, coming in at 126.5 pounds. Perez was penalized 20% of his winnings, which went to Shelton, and the fight continued at catch weight as a result. At UFC 227 on August 9, 2018, Perez faced Jose Torres.
On July 31, 2021, Askar Askarov and Perez were slated to square off on UFC on ESPN: Hall vs. Strickland. Perez was consequently completely dropped from the card and given a new fight date of August 28, 2021, at UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Chikadze, where he would now take on Matt Schnell. Officials announced that the fight had been called off shortly after the weigh-ins because Schnell had withdrawn due to a medical problem. On December 17, 2022, Perez will square off against Amir Albazi at UFC Fight Night 217.
Alex Perez Wife
Alex is married to his longtime girlfriend Milana Arlovskaya and they are blessed with a son named Noah.
Alex Perez Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Alex Perez is $3 million as of 2022. His pay increased to $50,000 after signing a new contract with the UFC in 2017 from $12,000 per fight. The reported salary of Perez for fight night 166 is up to $103,500, which includes a $3,500 sponsorship incentive. Participation in three fights in 2018 earned $200k from Alex.
Alex Perez Physical Stats